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Acton Academy Hampton Roads
516B Albemarle Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 410-5704

Current Inspector: Rene Old (757) 404-1784

Inspection Date: Jan. 13, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 ADMINISTRATION.
8VAC20-780 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
8VAC20-780 Physical plant.
8VAC20-780 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
8VAC20-780 PROGRAMS.
8VAC20-780 Special care provisions and emergencies.
8VAC20-780 SPECIAL SERVICES.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed hand washing procedures for children and staff after handling the hens residing on the outdoor play area.

Discussed a written plan for ensuring the outdoor play area is maintained in a clean and safe condition on a daily basis.

Effective 09/01/2021 all buildings built before 2015 are required to be equipped with at least one carbon monoxide detector.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 01/13/2022 from 11:50 am - 12:45 pm. At the time of entrance there were 11 preschool children in care with two staff. The children were observed during outdoor play. Two children's records and three staff records were reviewed vie electronic methods on 01/19/2022.

Violations were observed in the areas of building maintenance and the terms of the license. These areas of non-compliance are listed on the violation notice issued to the facility on 01/26/2022.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that outside areas and equipment of the center shall be maintained in a safe condition.

Evidence:
1. The following safety hazards were observed on the outdoor play area during the in-person inspection on 01/13/2022:
a. A garden hose was spread out, approximately 70 inches in length, on the ground where children were playing. This is a trip hazard as children were observed running and playing around this garden hose.
b. A stack of approximately 23 loose building blocks had been placed in a pile beside the building in the corner area adjacent to the stair way. A child fell and received a minor injury while attempting to climb on this pile of blocks;

Plan of Correction: 1 (a) Staff will ensure hose is rolled up after each use.
(b) Staff will ensure blocks are not stacked.

Standard #: 8VAC20-820-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that the findings of the most recent inspection of the facility shall be posted on the premises of the facility.

Evidence:
1. The findings of the 05/27/2021 monitoring inspection were not posted on the premises of the facility.
a. This is the most recent inspection of the facility.
2. The findings of inspections conducted on 08/26/2019 and09/28/2020 were posted.

Plan of Correction: 1 (a) Monitoring inspection has been posted.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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